Module 03: 1917 — Did the War Cause a Revolution?

Evidence 40: Photograph of a Funeral Procession for Revolutionary Martyrs

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The funerals of those killed defending the Revolution provided unique and powerful opportunities to unify support for the cause and create revolutionary ritual. This photograph shows crowds of people observing a funeral procession for longshoreman who died defending the Soviet in Vladivostok from Allied interventionist forces in 1918.


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Albert Rhys Williams, Through the Russian Revolution (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1921).

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